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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

PROFILE: PAVLO LAZARENKO:

21 March 1997 MANY SOVIET AND UK-rainian statesmen, including former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and current Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, started their careers in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Indeed, Pavlo Lazarenko’s roots are both a blessing and a curse to him. Whenever his political enemies argue that the primary interest of the current Ukrainian prime minister […]